H2O ~Footprints in the Sand~

TV (12 eps)
3.555 out of 5 from 6,040 votes
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After a series of unfortunate events, the young Hirose Takuma was rendered blind. In an attempt to reverse his condition Hirose moves in with his uncle in a rural village, and upon his arrival he quickly begins to make new friends. However, Hirose soon discovers that one of his classmates, Hayami Kohinata, is being harshly bullied by her peers for reasons that neither she nor anyone else wants to explain. Even the seemingly honest and gentle Hinata Kagura, who had been doing her best to be friendly and helpful to Hirose since his arrival, acts harshly towards Hayami. Once a mysterious girl bequeaths Hirose with a life-changing gift, he takes it upon himself to help save Kohinata from her loneliness while working to uncover the truth of the situation.

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Poke2201's avatar by Poke2201 on Jun 13, 2010
Score: 8/10

I'm kinda happy that Kohinata is alive, yet have that twinge of annoyance that she came back.  The story was great in my opinion, but it killed itself at the end when she came back over 15 something years later.  Now my question for future series is:  How about when the main girl dies, the guy goes for a new one?  I haven't seen many series that actually focus on the getting over it part. read more

Sheex's avatar by Sheex on Apr 4, 2008
Score: 3.5/10

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While not the worst anime I've had the misfortune to poison my mind with over the years, H20 ~Footprints in the Sand~ certainly deserves its spot as the worst I've seen in a long time.  The viewing experience was analogous to a game of paintball gone horribly wrong; think of it like getting pelted incessantly in the groin for four and a half hours straight, without relief, followed by a... read more

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